Everest climbing challenge to fund bothy in honour of son

Everest climbing challenge to fund bothy in honour of son
 

A father is aiming to climb the height of Mount Everest to raise funds to build a bothy in memory of his son.
Olly Jones, 12, was knocked down and killed in Innellan, near Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, in 2016 while coming home from school.
His parents were helped through their grief by friends and family giving them the chance to get away for a break.
They now want to create a dedicated retreat for people facing similar circumstances.
As part of the fundraising efforts, Olly's dad, Martin, a law lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, is planning to scale Bishops Seat in Argyll and Bute 18... read more

 
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